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Convicts Era In Fremantle

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highlights
  • Explore Sydney'€™s infamous Kings Cross district
  • Visit the site of Sydney'€™s greatest unsolved mystery
  • Immerse yourself in Sydney'€™s fascinating crime history
  • Grab a drink at a local tavern and discuss the frivolous past of The Cross
Discover Perth through this tour with your local tour guide where you walk through the city's fascinating king cross district, learn about the crime history, get a drink or two at the local tavern and marvel at the well preserved heritage sites.

Freo was once a bit like an unpolished diamond: a little rough around the edges but incredibly valuable and now, a highly sought after location. Hear classic Aussie tales of jailbreakers, bushrangers, convicts, and rogues on this Fremantle tour hot with history, heroes, and high drama.

And you thought Western Australia was no where near as appealing as the east coast! Well this Fremantle tour in Perth might make you think again...

Starting at the Fremantle Town Hall, this Fremantle walking tour is no boring history lesson, but rather takes a non-traditional route through Freo, discovering the factual, anecdotal, and downright fascinating, all as you wander Freo's vibrant cappuccino strip.

This Perth tour winds its way through Fremantle, which is renowned for its well-preserved architectural heritage, including colonial buildings and one of the most notorious prisons in the British Empire, Fremantle Prison. The locals here were as hard as nails; salty sea dogs rubbed shoulders with newly-arrived immigrants to create a city full of characters '€“ some of whose stories you'€™ll be amazed to hear from your local guide!

Once home to whaling stations and mass immigration, Freo is now a charming little city which is celebrated for its variety of restaurants and multicultural history. On this Fremantle tour in Perth, you'll hear of so many local stories, such as Irish prisoners escaping, comical British bushrangers, Freo's impact as a port during World War II, and the shameful expulsion of aboriginals to Rottnest Island. There is no better way to explore Freo than with a local guide to tell you all its fascinating stories, of which there are many, if you hadn't guessed! 
what’s included
  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Entry to roundhouse
  • And a souvenir.
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips or gratuities for guides
  • Meals
  • Bottled water.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 2 hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Perth, Australia/Perth, Australia
customer reviews
4.0 - Very Good Based on 1 review
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4 - Very Good
“I did a Convicts and Colonials Tour in Fremantle, WA with Bernie. Only one in group. She was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. I had lots of opportunities to take photos. Great way to see things that the bus tours don't show you. I finished up the tour with some lovely fish and chips overlooking the harbour.”
Good to know Dress standard: Please wear comfortable shoes and dress as you see appropriate to the weather. April – Aug may expect cold/rain so be prepared. Check out the weather report the day before.

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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